Infrastructure

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Dott expands e-scooter and e-bike information to more cities in Google Maps

European micromobility operator Dott has announced an expansion of the e-bike and e-scooter information available in Google Maps. Dott’s shared e-bikes and e-scooters are now available through Google Maps in more cities across France, Italy, Spain, Finland, and Belgium and recently launched in new countries such as Sweden, Israel and …

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Bolt publishes 2022 scooter safety report showing 26% lower injury rate year-on-year

Micromobility provider Bolt has launched its 2022 safety report. The company registered over five times more rides in 2021 in comparison to 2020, while decreasing its injury ratio by 26%. The increase in rides is a result of launching scooter operations in new markets as well as promoting micromobility as …

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Dublin Bus employees to pilot Voi e-bikes to move between depots in city centre

Dublin Bus has partnered with Voi to launch an innovative new pilot project. From today, Dublin Bus employees will be able to access a special fleet of Voi e-bikes to enable them to travel between the eight depots which house the 1,000 bus fleet of Dublin Bus. The new initiative, …

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Bolt set to deploy 16,000 e-bikes across Europe over next six months

Bolt has announced the latest expansion of its micromobility services, with 16,000 new e-bikes set to be deployed over the next six months across more than 30 European cities. The company, which has already launched e-bikes in Madrid, Stockholm, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Oslo and Krakow in 2022, announced this latest round …

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Tier takes over Essex’s shared e-scooter scheme following Spin acquisition

Micromobility operator Tier has started managing the operations of the shared e-scooter scheme in Essex, in partnership with Essex County Council, as part of the nationwide trials run by the DfT. This follows Tier’s recent acquisition of Spin, the Ford-owned company that has run the service since the beginning of …

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Tier introduces upgraded e-scooters in London to boost safety and accessibility

Tier has announced that its next-generation scooter will arrive on London streets this month in a boost for safety and accessibility. The new model has features to support safety and inclusivity, especially for those affected by sight loss, such as more Tier colouring making the scooter easier to identify, a …

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Bird providing shared e-scooter service in Indio, California, home of Coachella and Stagecoach

Bird has announced the launch of an exclusive pilot programme with the City of Indio, California. Through the exclusive agreement, Bird will bring its shared e-scooter service to the “City of Festivals,” home of Coachella, which kicked off Friday 15th April, and Stagecoach, set to take place later this month. …

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Tier partners with Zipabout to bring last-mile journey option to millions of rail users

Micromobility company Tier has partnered with the personalised journey information provider Zipabout, to provide millions of rail users with a sustainable option for the last mile of their trips. The partnership means anyone opted in to receive journey information from Zipabout’s rail clients, including National Rail Enquiries, c2c, EMR and …

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Voi celebrates 10 million UK rides as it extends licences in major cities until November 2022

Micromobility operator Voi has hit the landmark milestone of 10 million UK rides, the company announced today. The milestone ride comes just 18 months after the first shared e-scooters arrived in the UK. Voi operates in 17 towns and cities up and down the country and employs over 200 people. …

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Tier and AI app Flare partner to offer SOS button for road user safety

Micromobility operator Tier has partnered with the personal safety AI app Flare to launch several innovative safety features, including an SOS emergency button. The new SOS feature, which is available for all Tier riders in London and York, allows riders to discreetly call for help if they feel unsafe or …

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